Training and Prevention Education Programs

The University engages in comprehensive educational programming to prevent Prohibited Conduct. Educational programming consists of primary prevention and awareness programs for all incoming students and new employees, and ongoing awareness and prevention campaigns for students and faculty that

  • Identify domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking as prohibited conduct;
  • Define what behavior constitutes domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking;
  • Define what behavior and actions constitute consent to sexual activity in the State of Alabama;
  • Provide safe and positive options for bystander intervention that may be carried out by an individual to prevent harm or intervene when there is a risk of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking against a person other than the bystander;
  • Provide information on risk reduction so that students and employees may recognize warning signs of abusive behavior and how to avoid potential attacks; and
  • Provide an overview of information contained in the Annual Security Report in compliance with the Clery Act.

The University also provides training to students and employees to ensure they understand this Policy and the topics and issues related to maintaining an education and employment environment free from harassment and discrimination.